The Texas Rangers are currently fighting off the Houston Astros for last place in the AL West. But believe it or not, a number of things have gone WELL for the Rangers in 2014.
The players for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game have been selected, and two Rangers are on the AL roster this year. Check out the full list of all-stars for both the AL and the NL.
Adrian Beltre got career hit 2,500 on Tuesday night, but the Rangers were toppled by the Tigers by a score of 8-2, dropping to six games under .500 for the first time since 2008.
Donnie Murphy homered twice, Colby Lewis won for the first time in more than three weeks, and the Rangers beat the Athletics by a score of 14-8 on Monday night.
Nick Markakis hit a home run and the go-ahead single, Chris Davis homered against his former team, and the Orioles beat the Rangers by a score of 6-5 on Wednesday night.
Shin-Soo Choo homered, Chris Gimenez had four hits and the Texas Rangers rolled to a 9-2 victory over the slumping Detroit Tigers on Thursday.
Matt Harrison pitched just 1 2-3 innings in an 8-0 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday night before leaving with back stiffness, leaving his status uncertain.
Rougned Odor collected his first home run and drove in his first two runs, and Adrian Beltre homered too, as the Rangers grabbed a 4-0 win over the Astros on Monday night.
Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has become only the fifth player in major league history to hit 100 home runs for three different teams.
The Rangers have activated third baseman Adrian Beltre from the 15-day disabled list and shut down third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff with a sore back.
Third baseman Adrian Beltre is expected back in the Texas Rangers’ lineup in Friday night’s opener of a three-game road series against the Seattle Mariners.
Texas third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff was scheduled to be evaluated Friday at home by a back specialist before the Rangers have to make a roster move to active Adrian Beltre from the disabled list.